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Sat 2nd Mar at 7:30pm
Sound:check Presents Music For Childhope
@ St John-at-Hackney Church, London
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Sound:check Presents Music For Childhope: Hejira + Eska + Mara Carlyle + Stac + One Taste Choir
The inaugural ‘SOUND:CHECK presents Music for ChildHope’ will take place Saturday 2nd March 2013 at St John at Hackney Church, London. All profits from the event will go toward helping the work of ChildHope, a charity preventing child abuse and exploitation in Africa, Asia and South America.
Acclaimed Afro-soul diva and songwriter who has a spell-binding sound that incorporates psychedelia, jazz and choral work.
Zimbabwe-born and London-raised singer-songwriter, Eska, comes from a rich musical background. As a vocalist, writer and arranger Eska has worked with artists ranging from Zero 7 and The Cinematic Orchestra to Bobby McFerrin and Grace Jones.
Her vocal arrangements have credits on three Mercury-nominated albums while as a conductor, Eska has led a 150-voice choir for Bobby McFerrin and is Music Director for Goldsmiths Vocal Ensemble.
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Her innovative approach to songwriting has seen her dubbed 'the Missy Elliot of the classical world'. A Shropshire-born singer/composer/arranger, she embraces a myriad of genres old and new - from 16th Century madrigals all the way to modern urban pop.
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Venue: St John-at-Hackney Church
Enquiries: 0208 985 5374
→ Hackney Central 6 min walk